SRJC Course Outlines

2/24/2020 11:04:18 PMESHIP 116 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESHIP 116Title:  ETHICS & SUSTAINABILITY  
Full Title:  Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability
Last Reviewed:1/27/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  BMG 105

Catalog Description:
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Introduces students to ways to promote responsible corporate behavior by focusing on the social, ethical, and environmental impacts of business activities, while distinguishing the issues, motivations, and strategies unique to short-term profitability and long-term sustainability.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Introduces students to ways to promote responsible corporate behavior by focusing on the social, ethical, and environmental impacts of business activities, while distinguishing the issues, motivations, and strategies unique to short-term profitability and long-term sustainability.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or appropriate placement based on AB705 mandates
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Examine and explain the various ethical issues surrounding current business practices
2. Differentiate between the elements of socially responsible business practices in the current economic environment
3. Identify the components of a sustainable business
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Explore the legal and social issues facing the entrepreneur
2. Examine the market opportunities afforded to socially responsible new ventures
3. Distinguish the relationship among justice, fairness, giving, and long-term market creation
4. Develop solutions to social, moral, and ethical dilemmas facing the entrepreneur

Topics and Scope
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I.  Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Facing Entrepreneurs
II. Corporate Social Initiatives
    A. Six options for doing good
    B. Case studies of successful corporate citizens
    C. Opportunistic, short-term profiteers
    D. Sustainable profit and long-term sustainability
III. Corporate Cause Promotions
    A. Increasing awareness and concern for social causes
    B. Growing a business while creating strong communities
IV. Cause-related Marketing
    A. Giving contributions to causes based on product sales
    B. Contributions through product marketing
    C. Justice and fairness in corporate philanthropy
V.   Corporate Philanthropy, Community Volunteering and Direct Contributions
VI.  Socially Responsible Business Practices
VII. Green Business
    A. Definitions and examples of green businesses in practice
    B. Greenwashing, conflicts, and science
    C. Market opportunities
    D. Moral and ethical dilemmas
VIII. Environmental Stewardship
    A. Responsible supply chain management
    B. Packaging solutions
    C. Consumer behavior shifts

Assignments:
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1. Group exercise(s) and situational analysis (1 - 3)
2. Written analysis of sustainability strategies
3. Written case study(ies) of current ethical topics (1 - 3)
4. In-class presentations (3 - 5)

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 30%
Written case studies, written analysis
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Group exercise(s) and situational analysis
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
40 - 60%
In-class presentations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Corporate Social Responsibility. Kotler, Philip and Lee, Nancy. John Wiley & Sons. 2008 (classic)

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